Ramona Man Injured Saturday Morning

A Ramona man is injured in a weekend accident.

The Brookings County Sheriff’s Office reports 22-year old Primitivo Martinez was driving westbound on Highway 13 early Saturday morning when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a field approach. The Sherriff’s office and Elkton ambulance responded to the scene, and Martinez was transported to the Brookings Hospital Emergency Room for treatment of unknown injuries.

The Sheriff’s office says alcohol is believed to have been a factor and charges are pending against Martinez. His vehicle sustained more than $11,000 damage, and the incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s department